BCGA updates Code of Practice 48


The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Code of Practice 48, covering the safe filling of third-party owned and/or maintained tanks.


500-litre oxygen tank returned to University Hospital of Hartlepool


A 500-litre liquid oxygen cylinder which was temporarily based at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton, UK to help treat Covid-19 patients has returned to the University Hospital of Hartlepool.


IACMI receives grant for tank development


The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) is set to receive $2.7m from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and validate technology that will reduce the cost of manufacturing high-performance carbon fibre to make composite natural gas or hydrogen fuel tanks to power cars and trucks.

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Pakistan exempts taxes on oxygen, cylinders and cryogenic tanks


Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted customs duty on the import of oxygen gas, oxygen gas cylinders and cryogenic tanks in a bid to ensure availability amidst the coronavirus pandemic.


Johnson Matthey donates tanks


Johnson Matthey (JM) is donating two 3,000 litre cryogenic bulk liquid tanks to the NHS to be used for oxygen storage in hospitals in the UK amid the current coronavirus crisis.

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CIMC Tank launches UK centre


CIMC Tank has launched a UK-based engineering and customer support centre with a market focus on intermodal tanks for the bulk transport of dangerous goods and food grade products.

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HOYER grows IBC fleet to 50,000


Due to a high level of demand for intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), transport and logistics service provider HOYER Group has more than doubled its IBC fleet in five years to 50,000.